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christie. what the president found was scenes of utter devastation. this was seaside heights. the homes had been destroyed. this is the mangled metal of what was an amusement park. in new jersey, across the hudson river from manhattan, we found waterfront neighbors cut off. some attempted it the watery drive. he did not make it to the other side. this man told me he would have to climb out through the car window. he would have to take photographs of the insurance company. those without power bedded down for a second night in shelters. we met tiffany phillips who was forced out of her home in a hurry. >> i've literally just made it out because the water and up being more than waste time. >> in new york, the scale and power of the storm becomes more clear. s.i., the damage to property is mindboggling. rescuers have put their lives on the line to save others. the human cost of this disaster is rising. dozens of victims whose names are slowly emerging. among them, an off-duty police officer who died after helping others escape. at the heart of the city, life is slowly returning to normal. new y
, so here goes. new jersey gov. chris christie prior to the hurricane. >> let's give you the plane ticket back to chicago you have current. >> after sandy, he was thanking him. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for the people of our state. >> he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back stronger than before. >> in the past several days, voters have seen the president on tv, the white house, the red cross with gov. christie, hugging victims, looking, well, presidential in a time of crisis. with the election practically on our doorstep, how will the politics of sandy and its aftermath play out? >> good for president obama. at a time of disaster, the only elected officials who have any opportunity to perform her governors, mayors, or the president. senators and members of congress are dying to get on camera. chuck schumer is the only one i know who did. this is a real job. the president handled himself well, showed himself to be confident and compassionate, as governor christie said, and "endorsem
jersey, governor chris christie promised help. >> we are working with fema and we have lots of the oil companies... gulf oil and hess have both said that they will deliver gasoline with the national guard and fema to any gas station that is not giving out gas because they are out of gas. we are on top of the gas situation. >> suarez: frustration was also at a boil on new york city's staten island, where local officials complained they've been largely ignored since monday's storm. >> this is america, not a third world nation. we need food, we need clothing. >> suarez: another fight was brewing over running the new york city marathon sunday morning beginning on staten island. new york city mayor michael bloomberg defended the decision. >> it doesn't use resources that can really make a difference in recovery and that sort of thing. it's a different group of people. we have to work around the clock for people to get through this thing, and i assure you we're doing that. if i thought it took any resources away from that we would, we would not do this. >> bloomberg reversed course and annou
crist kristie came out and said that the white house has done a first -- governor chris christie came out and said that the white house did a great job. >> i think getting praise from chris christie, a republican governor from new jersey, is huge. he has said more than the democratic governors, actually. i think it creates the idea that the president is handling this well. i think you could possibly see a small bump in a very tight race for the president come this weekend or monday. >> everyone on the east coast is very focused on the devastation caused by sandy. you are in texas. i wonder if everyone is looking at this with the same intensity. >> is the number one story that people are talking about no matter where you live. i am in austin, texas and i have relatives all over the country. this is the number-one thing that they are talking about. there is also a sense of exactly what this is doing in the presidential race. it has been very heated for two years now and is coming to an end. no matter where you live, this is the big concern. people will begin to turn back to the presiden
presidential. you had him up there with his bomber jacket in air force one. >> and chris christie of endorsed hip. -- hymn. >> -- endorsed him. >> we talk about crunching the numbers. john is exactly right that in our own polling and in the other national polls, it is a point one way or the other. 48, 49, whatever. very, very close. but you look at those battleground states and there has not been a poll out of ohio in months that has shown mitt romney ahead. >> yeah. >> and so that's where -- that's why these guys are spending so much time in ohio, wisconsin, and iowa. that's where this election will be decided. gwen: john: >> mitt romney will not be president unless he outperforms the polls if the polls are not capturing the intensity behind mitt romney's superintendent porers or in some way they're exaggerating president obama's support -- gwen: where is the intensity right now? is it with the republicans or the democrats? >> we have it equal. in our polls they're equally inspired. that's exactly right. >> republicans think they have an advantage. >> it's dispor portion -- disproportion nat
sandy made land fall, it had been downgraded from a hurricane. but governor chris christie said today the distinction made little difference to badly damaged beach towns. >> those out there who are facing loss, devastation, and a heart-breaking reality that your home may be gone, we're with you. we have a long road ahead of us but i have complete confidence we're going to come out of this better and stronger than before. >> woodruff: there will be much to rebuild. the storm destroyed a large section of the famed atlantic city board walk and farther north 1,000 people had to flee their homes after the water charged over a burm. some people had to be rescued late last night in a town after failing to evacuate. >> i was scared i was going to drown. it was just crazy. i had a hard time getting out of my house. >> reporter: water went up to your neck. >> yes and sometimes over my head. >> woodruff: the giant storm's reach also extended up and down the east coast and far inland. to the north, strong winds and heavy surf did damage in new england. sparks flew from downed power lines in westp
. >> halloween will be on monday in new jersey, all right. >> reporter: today, new jersey governor chris christie met with residents in sayreville. many he spoke to were in tears. >> i've got nothing left, our memories and everything else, everything's ruined, ruined. >> i know that. it's going to be okay. >> i'm devastated over this, i'm devastated. >> i wanted to come see sayreville today before i see the president this afternoon. i want him to understand that it's not just the jersey shore that's been devastated, but other parts of our state as well that were damaged by the storm surge. he can't be everywhere obviously across the state today. >> woodruff: a short time later, governor christie greeted president obama and federal emergency management agency head craig fugate in atlantic city. the trio toured the storm damag@ along the coast. >> we're going to have a lot of work to do. i don't want anybody to feel that somehow this is all going to get cleaned up overnight. we want to make sure that people have realistic expectations. but what i can promise you is that the federal government will
the shore, governor christie issued an executive order telling everybody to get off the beach-- his famous phrase-- some people didn't listen and, in fact, they were kind of trap there had right now. some of them have been rescued as well. the governor at this point is talking about lifting some of the travel bans in some select communities, curfews remain in effect in all those communities, however. but for many of these people it's a case of getting to family or friends or shelters and hoping that those necessities will be there for them at that place. >> suarez: was today the day when a lot of people really got to take stock of just what they had lost? their first look at their homes? >> well, it's interesting you should say that, ray, because so many people in the state don't have power it's hard to say how many people know exactly how widespread this damage has been. governor christie took a tour yesterday of the inland areas before his encounter with president obama and he went to a town called sayerville where he went door to door meeting with the people who came out to talk to him,
to venture a guess. so far, even new jersey republican chris christie has given the president high marks for his handling of the storm, but the recovery effort is just beginning. darren gersh, nbr, washington. >> tom: tomorrow on nbr, as wall street gets back to business, we'll be watching general motors as it releases third quarter results. the size and scope of sandy is difficult to comprehend at times. but a disaster like this has millions of personal stories of getting by during difficult times. >> reporter: this is bronxville, westchester county, new york, where the storm of a lifetime has turned this sleepy suburban community into a town of haves and have-nots. spaghetti-like electric lines, thanks to downed trees, have left hundreds of homes without power. and con-ed is saying it could take seven days before the lights turn back on. downtown bronxville has power and is open for business. the local a&p is out of bread, but at topps bakery, there's plenty on shelves. and most importantly, there's still lots of coffee, because it's going to be a very long week. >> reporter: suzanne p
christie earlier in the day to survey the damage to new jersey's coast. >> for those like the people i just had the chance to meet on this block and thought new jersey, throughout the region whose lives have been upended, my second message is we are here for you, and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. >> what i said yesterday i really mean. there has got to be sorrow, and you see that, and the president has seen that today, in the eyes and faces of a lot of the folks he's met, and that sorrow is appropriate. we suffered some loss. luckily we haven't suffered that much loss of life, and we thank god for that. but we have suffered losses, and this is the worst storm that i've seen if my lifetime in this state but we cannot permit that sorrow to replaces the resilience they know all new jerseyans have. >> rose: after andrew cuomo of new york early today completed touring the region. he shared his impressions while discussing the state's recovery at a press conference. >> given the frequency of these extreme weather s
secretary big break. then i got, you know, for the sale of the promotion 58 sale of her clothes at christies. then tom ford asked me to do his campaign for guchi when he was there for ten years, i worked with him. and maybe that was what really put me in the world of fashion as a photographer. >> rose: have there been times in this career in which you worried that maybe it was not going to work the way you thought it was. >> you know. >> rose: when a magazine night have stopped calling or something like that. >> i think that there is that fear all the time. i don't really know. i'm a freelance, so even though last year i turned 30 in my profession, i think that there is no assurance. i was saying if you win a gold medal at the olympics doesn't mean will you win it next year. and you know it's the same with us. i think we are only as good as our last job. and as much as people can tell you oh you have really made it, in my head i don't think you ever really make anything because i mean it's like you. you have an amazing reputation but who knows whether next year, you know. we hope not. >> ros
as it passed through the caribbean. with that in mind, new jersey governor chris christie issued a blunt warning to anyone thinking of riding out the storm. >> this is not a time to be a show-off. this is not a time to be stupid. this is a time to try to save yourself and your family. everybody thinks they're smarter than we are here. maybe they are. but not about this. >> ifill: in new york city officials shut down all transit services and ordered nearly 400,000 people to evacuate low-lying areas. hours before sandy hit, high water blew on to the board walk in battery park at the southern tip of manhattan. high winds also left a construction crane dangling from the top of a 55-story building. even the stock market closed due to weather for the first time in nearly 30 years. it will remain closed tomorrow. the nation's capital followed suit, shutting down public transportation, schools, and federal offices. president obama canceled a campaign rally in florida and flew back to washington, appearing early this afternoon to promise federal help. >> i'm extraordinarily grateful for the coope
bloomberg, mayor bloomberg, governor christie have done a good job about being calm. that's one of the things dr. grossman was saying, why did this happen what's going on, he walked out in the rain and spoke to the press. >> rose: right. so hospitals today are equipped to respond to these kinds of emergencies. we talked about generators. what else do we need from our best hospitals when we face this kind of emergency? >> well, we are trained in columbia presbyterian, new york presbyterian at columbia, we changed the name. i've been there too long. we are the command center and go through drills what to do during emergencies. during 9/11 up i went, we were command center, everybody knew what to do. of course there was nothing to do up there because there were no survivors that went up there. we go through drills that involve moving people into special care centers. i'm sure that in this case, one of the big fears aside from the electricity running out in the hospital and then the babies not having enough oxygen or medicine was they're being moved to all these different hospitals
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